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Communicating Science: Translating Research for Policy and Practice. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Policy Center. Presenter(s): Marjory Ruderman, MHS. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 19 minutes.

Annotation: This presentation provides a broad overview of the rationales for and barriers to taking action to ensure that public health science is communicated beyond academic journals and applied to efforts to improve health for individuals and populations. Cameo video commentary from public information staff of the Institute of Medicine is used to share strategies for being competitive in the marketplace of ideas that interventions and policies are derived from. Downloadable slides and a transcript of the presentation are provided at <>.

Learning Objectives: • Learn the importance of translating research. • Understand the characteristics of both academic researchers and policymakers. • Learn best practices for health professionals to communicate science for use in policy and practice.

Women's Integrated Systems for Health (WISH) Online Training Series. Year Developed: 2012. Source: North Carolina Institute for Public Health. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: The Women's Integrated Systems for Health (WISH) Online Training Series focuses on key components of an integrated approach to promoting the health of women during late adolescence and throughout the child-bearing years. This training series arose from the need for practice-based tools that advance multi-disciplinary partnership, community engagement and using evidence-based approaches grounded in proven theoretical models. The series consists of the following 6 Modules: • Introduction to an Integrated Approach • Defining the Challenge • Principles and Frameworks Guiding the Integrated Approach • Developing Evidence-Based Programs • Building and Supporting Partnerships and Community Engagement • Bringing it All Together - An Integrated Approach

Learning Objectives: Module 1--Introduction to an Integrated Approach • Define the target audience for the WISH Orientation Training Series. • Discuss the rationale for an integrated approach to women's health and wellness. • List examples of national trends towards integrated, outcome-oriented approaches. • Describe the frameworks that serve as guides to a comprehensive approach to promoting women's health. Module 2--Defining the Challenge • Describe epidemiologic data for women of childbearing age related to mental health, substance abuse, violence and injury, and chronic disease. • Discuss the inter-relationship of these issues as they impact women’s health. Module 3--Principles and Frameworks Guiding the Integrated Approach • Describe how health behaviors result from a complex interaction of factors-biological, cultural, economic and political. • Describe three frameworks that serve as guides for designing and implementing a comprehensive approach to women’s wellness. • Describe how a public health framework may be applied to optimize mental health strategies to improve the health of individuals and populations. Module 4--Developing Evidence-Based Programs • Define evidence-based practices and policies and potential impact on public health programs. • Define levels of evidence. • Describe two sources of evidence-based programs. • Describe the role of policy in improving integration of care Identify mechanisms for monitoring and evaluating programs and policies. Module 5--Building and Supporting Partnerships and Community Engagement • Recognize the importance of building partnerships and supporting community engagement to integrate care for women’s wellness. • Outline the basic guidelines and steps for developing partnerships and engaging the community. • Describe the Collective Impact Approach and its key concepts. Module 6--Bringing it All Together - An Integrated Approach • Describe how various components such as evidence-based practice, a public health approach and partnership come together to form an integrated approach to women’s health issues. • Cite 3 examples of how an integrated approach made an impact in real life situations. • Identify 3 specific actions which can be taken to apply some of what has been learned in this training series.

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The Potentially Transformative Effect of Measuring the Health of a Community (Research to Reality). Year Developed: 2012. Source: National Cancer Institute, Office of Communications and Education. Presenter(s): Kurt Stange, MD, PhD; Terry Allan, MPH; Paul Jarris, MD, MBA. Type: Webinar. Level: Advanced. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This online seminar explains how the functional health, and the social, environmental, behavioral and health care determinants of a community can be measured and reported, thus engaging and empowering multiple stakeholders – both individual and groups – to take responsibility for working together to improve health, its determinants and equity. It explores tools and resources, such as the County Health Rankings, to measure the health of a community and ways that have the potential to stimulate multistakeholder engagement, and to serve as a focus for ongoing efforts to improve community health and health equity. Dr. Kurt Stange highlights models of how measuring the health of a community and how this knowledge, generated and followed over time, can empower multi-stakeholder groups to take responsibility for working together to improve health, its determinants, and equity. Terry Allen and Paul Jarris join the seminar to share their experiences in working across sectors to measuring community health at the local and national levels, and will engage participants in sharing their experiences and lessons learned, and thoughts on how other communities can use this approach to improve health and equity.

Learning Objectives: • Identify the opportunities for measuring community health and models to do so at both the local and national level. • Discuss how measuring the health of a community, and the knowledge generated, can help to empower multi-stakeholder groups to work together. • Share their experiences in measuring community health and engaging multi-stakeholders.

Title V National Performance Measures & the Affordable Care Act. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: n.a.. Level: Intermediate. Length: n.a..

Annotation: This document is a crosswalk of the Title V National Performance Measures (NPMs) and related provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). ​​The transformation of the Title V Block Grant is happening in an era of health reform. This document looks at the 15 Title V National Performance Measures (NPMs), national performance priority areas, MCH population domains and crosswalks them with applicable provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

The National Implementation Research Network's Active Implementation Hub. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's FPG Child Development Institute. Presenter(s): N/A. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This resource houses a set of quick start videos and guides developed to help health professionals get started with Active Implementation. Learning materials, tools and work spaces designed to give health professionals take deeper dives into Active Implementation are also included.

Pediatric Trauma and Disaster. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This online course addresses specific topics in pediatric trauma care, hospital disaster preparedness, and response for incidents involving children. The course provides an overview of early hospital responder care for pediatric trauma and disasters with an emphasis on hazards and response capabilities. The curriculum covers emergency department preparedness for receiving multiple pediatric patients, and conducting an acute assessment, diagnosis and stabilization of the severely injured child. Examples and lessons learned from responding to pediatric injuries resulting from the 2011 Alabama tornado outbreak are discussed.

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Pediatric Issues in Disasters and Emergencies. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: The purpose of this introductory course is to provide an overview of pediatric issues that should be considered before, during, and after emergencies. In this course, the definition of disaster is all-hazards; some of the topics covered include: keeping children safe from violence after a disaster, basic preparatory measures that caregivers should take in case of family separation due to disaster, and issues related to the pediatric health care system.

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COVID-19 and Child Health Care Transformation: Crisis and Opportunity. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: InCK Marks. Presenter(s): Kay Johnson; Charles Bruner. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 59 minutes.

Annotation: This presentation includes an overview of the Bright Spots: Exemplary Child Health Practice Adaptation and Innovation Program. Kay Johnson shares a report on various listening sessions and interviews conducted in the field and Charles Bruner leads a discussion around how to use Covid-19 experiences to transform child health.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the guidance on well-child visits during Covid-19. • Learn about structural changes in medical care as a result of Covid-19. • Discuss life after the pandemic including the reconstructing and transformation of child health care.

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